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Summer Theater Festival launches Shrek the Musical and Mom's Gift.

Jul 13, 2018 08:15AM ● Published by Editor

From Boreal Community Media - July 13, 2018

The Grand Marais Playhouse will be performing the two productions alternating each night beginning at 7pm Thursday through Saturday and 2pm on Sunday starting July 19.  

About Shrek the Musical

Everyone's favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film.

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears.

Shrek The Musical Performances will be  July 19, 21, 27, 29, Aug. 2, 4, 10, 12.

About Mom's Gift.


In this comedy with a heart, Mom has been dead for 11 months and shows up at her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission. Like Clarence in It’s A Wonderful Life, she has to accomplish a task to earn her wings. Only what the task actually is, is a mystery. There are so many things to fix. The problem is complicated by the fact that the only person who can hear or see Mom is her daughter who has been ordered by the court to spend Dad’s birthday with him as part of her Anger Management Program. One by one the family's secrets are peeled away revealing a shocking truth that surprises even our ghost.

Comedy performances will be July 20,22, 26, 28, Aug. 3, 5, 9, 11

For more information and to purchase tickets, follow this link to the Grand Marais Playhouse website.

https://www.grandmaraisplayhouse.com/whats-next

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